|FM 31-3 Weather Support for Field Army Tactical Operations - Department of the Army and Department of the Air Force|
FM 31-3 Weather Support for Field Army Tactical Operations 1969-12-04 "This manual provides doctrinal guidance to U.S. Air Force, Air Weather Service (AWS) and field personnel, including commanders and staff officers, who are concerned with the weather support required for army tactical operations. It consolidates and explains U.S. Army and Air Weather Service current doctrinal guidance on weather support services and functions provided for field army tactical operations, and provides guidance t...
Keywords: Cold War; United States. -- Air Force -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Army; Weather forecasting -- Military aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Field Manual; US Army
|Weather At Guadalcanal - United States. Army Air Forces|
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film #298. Silent footage of cloud formations at Guadalcanal July 16, 1943. After a bit of blank film, there is aerial color footage of an A-Bomb mushroom cloud. (Presumably in Japan in 1945?) The nuclear bomb footage isn't mentioned by the National Archives in their description at all.National Archives Identifier: 3118
Keywords: WWII; Weather forecasting -- Military aspects; Water vapor, Atmospheric; Atomic Bomb; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Clouds -- Dynamics; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; A-bomb; Nuclear Weapons; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects
|Bikini Atoll Declassified Film, 1946/07/01 to 1946/07/25 - United States. Air Force|
12 hours of declassified atomic test film from Project Crossroads at Bikini Atoll. Some parts have sound, most is silent. There is a detailed shot list at the link below.National Archives Identifier: 68771"Summary: Film coverage of Project Crossroads, a project of the two atomic bomb tests in the Pacific in 1946 and including Able Day test of an atomic bomb drop from a B-29 on 1 July 1946, and Baker Day test, the underwater detonation of an atomic bomb on 25 July 1946...
Keywords: Nuclear Test; Atomic; Project Crossroads; Bikini Atoll; Atomic bomb -- Physiological effect; Nuclear weapons testing victims -- United States; Veterans -- Diseases -- United States; Veterans -- United States; Atomic bomb -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing; Nuclear Weapons; Nuclear weapons -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing; Operation Crossroads, Marshall Islands, 1946; Blandy, William H. P. (William Henry Purnell), 1890-1954; Airplanes, Military; LeMay, Curtis E; Stilwell, Joseph Warren, 1883-1946; Mushroom Cloud; A-bomb; Atomic Bomb; Clouds -- Dynamics; Water vapor, Atmospheric; Weather forecasting -- Military aspects; B-29 Bomber